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Re: [widgets] HTML5 dependency blocking Widget Interface Proposed Recommendation

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 07:57:33 -0500
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>, Philippe Le Hégaret <plh@w3.org>
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To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>

On 19 Apr 2012, at 7:48 AM, Arthur Barstow wrote:

> Hi All,
> As I understand it, the W3C's publication precedence re normative references for a Proposed Recommendation, is that all W3C normative references must be at CR or a later maturity level.
> With today's publication of a CR of Web IDL [WebIDL-CR], the only W3C normative reference in the Widget Interface Candidate Recommendation [TWI-CR] that is not at CR or later is HTML5.
> Philippe, Ian - my understanding is that if the WG can show its uses of HTML5 are restricted to stable parts of the HTML5 spec, the Director will relax this publication precedence i.e. the Widget Interface may be published as a Proposed Recommendation. Is this correct?

This is my expectation:


> Marcos - would you please enumerate the CR's uses of HTML5 and state whether each usage is to a stable part of HTML5?
> -Thanks, AB
> [TWI-CR] http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/CR-widgets-apis-20111213/
> [WebIDL-CR] http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/CR-WebIDL-20120419/

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